IEEE 51st European Solid-State Device Research Conference


IEEE 47th European Solid-State Circuits Conference





Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes is one of the largest regions in Europe.

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At ST, we are 46,000 creators and makers of semiconductor technologies mastering the semiconductor supply chain with state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities. An independent device manufacturer, we work with our 100,000 customers and thousands of partners to design and build products, solutions, and ecosystems that address their challenges and opportunities, and the need to support a more sustainable world. Our technologies enable smarter mobility, more efficient power and energy management, and the wide-scale deployment of the Internet of Things and 5G technology. Further information can be found at www.st.com



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SK hynix is a multinational company with over three decades of expertise in semiconductor manufacturing. The company’s global presence spans from four production sites in Korea and China (Icheon, Cheongju, Wuxi, and Chongqing) to four R&D centers and ten sales offices across the world. Building on its existing technological prowess, SK hynix is making relentless R&D efforts and investments to develop cutting-edge technology and cost-competitive products to attain leadership in the global semiconductor market.

SK hynix mainly produces memory semiconductors such as DRAM and NAND flash that are essential components of various IT devices such as mobile and computing products, but the company’s portfolio also includes system semiconductors such as CMOS image sensors. Ever since the first pilot production of Korea’s very first 16Kb SRAM in 1984, SK hynix has been reinforcing its technological leadership by introducing a series of world’s first, smallest, fastest, and lowest-power innovations in the semiconductor industry.





Since 2007, boosted by a groundbreaking bottom-up approach, with a vision developed worldwide, the Nanosciences Foundation has helped catalyzing the attactiveness of the Grenoble scientific community over the past 13 years.

The succesful achievements are fully visible because the Grenoble scientific teams have united by and for amplifying the excellence of international collaborations, and the vitality of the Grenoble research and innovation ecosystem.

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竖版华为公司标志 Vertical Version of Huawei Corp

Huawei (www.huawei.com), founded in 1987 and 100% owned by its employees, is a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices. We have more than 194,000 employees, and we operate in more than 170 countries and regions, serving more than three billion people around the world.

Our vision and mission is to bring digital to every person, home and organization for a fully connected, intelligent world. To this end, we will drive ubiquitous connectivity and promote equal access to networks; bring cloud and artificial intelligence to all four corners of the earth to provide superior computing power where you need it, when you need it; build digital platforms to help all industries and organizations become more agile, efficient, and dynamic; redefine user experience with AI, making it more personalized for people in all aspects of their life, whether they are at home, in the office, or on the go.


Founded in 2004, Huawei’s fully-owned Group company HiSilicon (www.hisilicon.com/en) is an industry-leading, currently mostly fabless, semiconductor business. HiSilicon provides leading chipset solutions and services for devices used in smart homes, smart cities, smart mobility, and a variety of other scenarios. Our portfolio covers a wide range of fields, including smart vision, smart IoT, smart media, smart transportation, automotive electronics, displays, mobile SoC, data centers, and optical transceivers.

HiSilicon has more than 7,000 employees across 12 offices and R&D centers located in China (Shenzhen, Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Wuhan), Singapore, South Korea, Japan, and Europe. Many years of industry development experience has allowed us to master top-tier IC design and verification technologies, while also optimizing our EDA design platforms, development processes, and specifications. Throughout this time, we have successfully developed more than 200 types of chipsets with related intellectual property rights (IPRs), and applied for more than 8,000 patents.

HiSilicon is committed to enabling smart devices across all scenarios, providing global customers with quality chipsets and solutions, while focusing on excellent service and quick responses. As we forge ahead, we will continue to create value for our customers.


Innovation in semiconductor devices, circuits, chipsets and applications is and will remain a major research & development focus of Huawei, which (as a Group i.e. across numerous fields of high-tech, many of which enabled by semiconductor-based technologies, components and systems) spent EUR 18 bn (15.9% of revenues) on R&D in 2020, with an R&D headcount of ~105,000 (53.4% of total workforce). We aim to remain an employer of choice for the best researchers and engineers working at the cutting edge of technology globally, and a preferred partner to the world’s most innovative and successful (academic and business) organizations for pushing the limits of science & engineering and developing distinctive, practical solutions to a wide range of business and societal challenges.

Samsung inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies. The company is redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, digital appliances, network systems, and memory, system LSI, foundry and LED solutions.



For over three decades, Silvaco has solved semiconductor design challenges by offering affordable and competitive EDA (Electronics Design Automation) software, proven design IP (intellectual property), and world class support to engineers and researchers across the globe. Silvaco software solutions span from atoms to systems: from molecular behavior impacting semiconductor devices, to design and analysis of transistor circuits, and finally to complex IP blocks for systems-on-chips (SoCs) designs.


Our solutions are deployed in production flows across broad industry segments such as leading display companies, automotive OEM suppliers, and top Memory, 5G, and IoT (internet of things) providers.


Our TCAD (Technology Computer Aided Design) software, starting at the atomic and molecular level, simulates semiconductor device behavior without the need to run expensive and time-consuming experiments in manufacturing. Our advanced graphical user interface with animated 3D device capability and process simulations make visualization of results simple. Using the newest physical models, we can simulate from quantum dots to nanowires, with their quantum effects, to individual devices, functioning circuits, and systems’ dynamic performance.


We design and deliver innovative substrates and solutions to enable our customers' products shaping everyday life.





GlobalFoundries (GF) is the world’s largest U.S.-based, independent semiconductor foundry with a global manufacturing footprint. Its fabrication facilities (“fabs”) in the U.S., Germany and Singapore manufacture feature-rich semiconductors for hundreds of customers worldwide who require these pervasive chips to produce billions of devices, vital electronics and new technologies that society relies on for mobility, internet of things (IoT), smart devices, communications infrastructure and datacenter, automotive and other growing markets. GF is the most advanced accredited “Trusted Foundry” provider to the U.S. Department of Defense, with a proven ability to extend this high assurance model to serve customers at a time when supply chain dependability, security and resilience are becoming more and more critical to global and economic security. With the most diverse workforce in the industry numbering more than 15,000 employees worldwide, GF is powering the data-centric and connected world of today and the future.


GlobalFoundries Dresden (GF Dresden) in Germany is one of the most productive and advanced wafer fabs in the world and serves GlobalFoundries’ customers around the globe with innovative semiconductor products in 22nm, 28nm, 40nm and 55nm technologies on 300mm wafers. With about 3,200 highly skilled professionals and a total clean room floor space of more than 52.000 m2, GF Fab 1 is Europe’s leading foundry. The range of services is complemented by the adjacent  Advanced Mask Technology Center (AMTC), a joint venture between Toppan Photomasks, Inc. and GF, as well as a Bump-Test-Facility directly at the GF Dresden site. To date, more than US$ 12 billion have been invested in the Dresden operations. 


ICsense -an independent subsidiary of the TDK group- is Europe’s premier IC design company. ICsense’s core business is ASIC development and supply and custom IC design services. ICsense has the largest fab-independent European design group with world-class expertise in analog, digital, mixed-signal and high-voltage IC design. The company develops and supplies customer exclusive ASIC solutions for the automotive, medical, industrial and consumer market compliant with 


Kioxia is a world leader in memory solutions, dedicated to the development, production and sale of flash memory and solid state drives (SSDs).

In April 2017, its predecessor Toshiba Memory was spun off from Toshiba Corporation, the company that invented NAND flash memory in 1987.

Kioxia is committed to uplifting the world with memory by offering products, services and systems that create choice for customers and memory-based value for society.

Kioxia's innovative 3D flash memory technology, BiCS FLASH™, is shaping the future of storage in high-density applications, including advanced smartphones, PCs, SSDs, automotive and data centers.


At our core, we have a passion to create a better world by making electronics more affordable through semiconductors. This passion is alive today as we continue to pioneer advances in integrated circuits. Each generation of innovation builds upon the last to make technology smaller, more efficient, more reliable and more affordable – opening new markets and making it possible for semiconductors to go into electronics everywhere. We think of this as Engineering Progress.


X-FAB is one of the world’s leading specialty foundry groups for analog/mixed-signal semiconductor technologies with a clear focus on automotiveindustrial, and medical applications. As a pure-play foundry, we provide manufacturing and strong design support services to our customers that design analog/mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs) and other semiconductor devices for use in their own products or the products of their customers.

We have an established track record with over 27 years of experience providing proprietary manufacturing processes and advanced design and engineering support. Excellent service, reliability and first-class technical support – that’s what we stand for.






Nov 16-19, 2021 | MESSE MÜNCHEN | Co-located with Productronica

The Largest European Microelctronics Platform connecting Industry Leaders across the entire Design and Manufacturing Supply Chain





The ESSCIRC/ESSDERC joint conference is the most important and successful conference on microelectronics technology and circuits in Europe, annually organized for already more than four decades.


It aims to provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of recent advances in this field. The keynote and invited speakers from academia and industry, the tutorials and workshop, as well as the quality of the presentations and the networking opportunities are making this conference a key event attended by researcher s and industrialists from all over the world.


As a sponsor you company/organization will benefit from the high visibility offered by this success and gain access to world’s  leading R&D institutions and industries.


Available sponsoring packages are: 


  • DIAMOND Sponsor Package

  • PLATINUM Sponsor Package

  • GOLD Sponsor Package

  • SILVER  Sponsor Package

All sponsoring packages can be customized to suit your company/organization preference. In all cases the sponsoring company/organization will be clearly identified.


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